Fence Frustration Hits Home
Grace Wissler, a travel agent and mother, said she worked hard to buy a house and move from Brooklyn to suburban Mineola, where her family lives on the corner of Beebe Road and Florence Road. But now, Wissler finds herself frustrated with a village ordinance as she attempts to enjoy one of the comforts of suburban life, a modest-sized oval pool.
Mineola Board of Education Reorganizes
The Mineola Board of Education held its reorganization meeting last month. As expected, Mary Ellen Williams was named president of the board. The Mineola board uses a rotation of its members when it comes to selecting a president and it was Williams' turn. The board elected John McGrath as vice president.
Nassau Chromium "Bombers" Win MAA Minors Championship
The Nassau Chromium "Bombers" boys 9-10-year-old baseball team recently finished the Spring League by winning both the regular season Divisional Championship and Playoff Championship as well. The boys finished the season with an impressive 8-2-1 record to take the Division title and the # 1 seed heading into the playoffs. However the playoffs started in a shaky fashion. In the opener of the double-elimination format tournament the boys lost a heartbreaker 8-7 to Keith Gessner's K's Auto Repair, which relegated the Bombers to the loser's bracket.
Wheatley Senior Captures NYS Tennis Title, Earns All-American Recognition
Adam Schwartz, a senior at The Wheatley School, recently won the New York State Boys tennis Singles Championship. Adam, who has played varsity tennis since the eighth grade, completed an undefeated season while playing first singles for The Wheatley School varsity tennis team. He played an important role in the team's record of 12-0 during the regular season to capture its division championship. During the playoffs, Wheatley defeated Oceanside and Bellmore-Kennedy to win the conference title, and Adam kept his perfect record of not even losing a set in tact, by easily defeating his two opponents.
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